The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSE over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 947 -
Rank change year-on-year +98 -  
Permanent jobs citing WSE 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.007% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £31,500 £38,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £38,500 -
% change year-on-year -18.18% -  

WSE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34444 40113 40673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.29% 38.36% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29393 34564 34560
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WSE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WSE in the UK

WSE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSE.

Salary trend for WSE in the UK

WSE
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSE within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 3 £31,500 -18.18%
South East +62 3 £31,500 -30.00%
Berkshire - 3 £31,500 -
Reading - 3 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing WSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WSE.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OOP

WSE
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WF
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Perfmon